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Gomothalamus.}                  FLOBA INDJCA^          1                       105

guiculata, eest. valvata. Stamina numero subdefinita, 12-21, cuneata,
truncato-capitata, antherarum loculis dorsalibus oblongis discretis. Ova-
ria 5-7, ovali-oblonga, strigoso-pilosa, stylo magno obovato verruculoso
recurvo. Ovvlum e basi crectum, soliiarium (vel 2 parietina). Car-
pell a monospenna.  Arbores, foliisparvis, nereis distantibus obliguis m-
conspicuis, fioribus viiuutis oppodti foliis.
This genus, which was established by Endlicher for the reception of Bocagea pi-
snc(U'i>a of Blame, appears to be the proper pkce for the WaUichian species which
we bore refer to it, notwithstanding some discrepancies in the structure of the ovary
between it and Blame's plant. Our specimens are so imperfect that we have been
able to examine very few ovaries, but in every case we found the ovules solitary and
erect. The petals bciug very different from those of Orop/iea, it does not seem de-
sirable to unite our plant to that genus, though, probably, unless the genus Popoicia,
had been already established, we should have put it there till its structure was bet-
ter known. The flowers are small, and the petals are4 only very slightly unguicu-
late at the base, so that the genus is intermediate between Mitrepkore<e and Guat-
ieriets. A plnnt from Natal, in South Africa, and another from North Australia,
collected by Armstrong, seem to be referable to the same genus. The imperfectly
known Uvaria Vogelii> Hook, fil., from the Qnorra, in West Africa, is perhaps also a
congener.
1. P. ramosissima (H.f, et T.) ; foliis ovatis vel oblongis subtus
secus nervos tomentosis, staminibus 18.  GuatteriaP ramosissima, Wall.
Cat. 7294 !
HAS. In peninsula Malayana? Wall.! loco speciali omisso, sed
cum pluribus plautis e Penang longe post cseteras Anonaceas Herbarii
Wallichiani distributa.  (v. $.)
Arlor ramosissima. 2UmvK rugulosi, cortice nigricante glabro j juniores laxe fcr-
rugineo-torncntosi. folia basi rotnndata, acuta vel acuminata, 3-4 poll, longa,
lf-l$ lata, petiolo vix -fa poll, longo, tomentoso, tenuitcr coriacea, opaca, utrinque
glabra, pneter costam nervosque subtus pabescentes. Peduneuli oppositifolii, fili-
formcs, vix  poll, longi, tomentpsi, uniflori, medio unibracteati. Alabastri rufo-
pilosi. Ovaria 5, dense aureo-strigosa; ovutum. sofitarium e basi erectum. Fructus
ignotus.
6. GOmOTHALAMUS, Blume.
Polydthia,  Goniothalamiis, 31. 71. Jav.
Sepala 3, plerumque mngna. Petala 6, aistivatioue valvata ; exte-
riora plaua, crasse coriacea, ovata, oblonga vel elongata ; iuteriora late
ungnicuhita, crasse coriacea, laminis incurvis in miiram conicam arete
coliicrentibus. Stamina indefinita, connective ultra antheras lineari-
oblongas discrete biloculares in processum ovalem vel capitatum pro-
ducto. Torifft parum elcvatus, truncatus, medio saspe excavatus. Ooaria
indciinita (rarius subdefiuita), lineaii-oblouga, strigoso-pilosa, biovu-
lata* Qmla axi paullo supra basin inscrta, superposita, ia mucilagine
nidulantia. Stylus oblongus vel sacpius elongatus, iutus sulcatus. Car-
pdla oblonga, senane solitnrio fere Gvatleria.  Arbores parva vel fru-
ticcs, foliis supra niiidis, nervis obliquu paraUelis dUfantibtt* non pro-
s> m-mlh prope margimrA arcuatis conspicuis juncti*> peduiiculis
* vel WjD'a~(artilaribws uniflori*.